Annual Conventions

The PCRRHS holds an annual meeting and convention somewhere in the Penn Central's former service territory. Each convention features slide shows, tours, model displays, clincs, a flea market, and other events, not to mention an opportunity to see old friends and make new ones in the Society.

  • 2017 Convention

    Registration is now closed for the PCRRHS 2017 Convention, which will be held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 21-23. Harrisburg was an important point on the Penn Central system and was the western end of the electrification from Philadelphia.

    09/21/2017 - 2:00pm
  • 2016 Convention

    The 2016 PCRRHS Convention was held in Buffalo, New York, on September 22-24.

    09/22/2016 (All day)
  • 2015 Convention

    The WestConn Chapter NRHS and the Penn Central Railroad Historical Society hosted the 2015 PCRRHS Annual Convention in Norwalk, Connecticut, on September 24-26, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Norwalk.

    09/24/2015 (All day)
  • 2014 Convention

    The 2014 PCRRHS Convention was held in Middlebury, IN (near Elkhart) on September 25-27, 2014 at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus Inn and Conference Center. Events included a fabulous lineup of speakers, tours, and slide shows, including presentations by former PC superintendent Larry Baggerly and Norfolk Southern Eastern Region General Manager Greg Comstock.

    09/25/2014 - 2:00pm
  • 2013 Convention

    Despatch Express, the 2013 PCRRHS Annual Convention was held in Rochester, NY, on September 26-28, 2013, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Rochester. Tours included:

    09/26/2013 - 3:00pm
  • 2012 Convention

    The 2012 PCRRHS Convention was held September 20-22 in Iselin, NJ, at the Hilton Woodbridge Hotel.

    09/20/2012 - 3:00pm
  • 2011 Convention

    The 2011 PCRRHS Annual Convention was held September 29 through October 1, 2011, in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

    09/28/2011 (All day)